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By Initiative

The Indigenous Rights of Nature Movement Panel

An in-depth panel discussion of Indigenous environmental leaders share their approaches to adopting the “Rights of Nature” into tribal governance for protecting Mother Earth and Indigenous rights will take place on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 6 PM CT.

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Making Matriarchs Panel
By Initiative

Herald Native Women Making Matriarchs Panel

Join leading Native women who are creating positive change for a lively discussion on the importance of female leadership and the influence of matriarchy. Panelists will talk about the work they do for social change and education, and how they utilize the teachings of the Ambassadors Program and their “Medicine” (personal strengths/talents) for the good of their communities and humanity.

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By Initiative

Supporting Diversity in Public Media

As Vision Maker Media celebrates its 45th Anniversary this year, we are reminded of how important the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), PBS stations and donors are to continue to empower and engage Native people to share stories.

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CommUNITY Events

Past and Present Events

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Walt Pourier

Vice Chair

Walt is Oglala Lakota and created the logo for Urban Rez. He is Creative Director, owner of Nakota Designs Advertising Designs and Graphics. Executive Director of the Stronghold Society nonprofit dedicated to instilling hope and supporting youth movements through Live Life Call To Action Campaigns.


Program Coordinator

(Hataža Mani Winga)​

"Cinema Aficionado"

Role: Jordana is excited to engage with different Native/Indigenous communities. Her passion for working with youth will help develop the Native Youth Media Project. She will also assist with the Creative Shorts Fellowship (CSF) to help organize deliverables for filmmakers.